Guide to Jumpstarting Technology – FREE

Trying to keep track of technology is enough to make you dizzy, it changes so fast. But the pace of technology change is actually good news for small businesses. Why? Because with each passing year month there are new solutions on the market. Today’s technology does more.  Imagine keeping your business running while out of the office — by using your ... Read More »

Review of Kindle Reader for iPhone and iPod Touch

t is surprisingly pleasant to read electronic books on the Kindle Reader application for the iPhone and iPod Touch. While on vacation recently, I finally had the time to try out the Kindle reader on my iPod Touch — and I love it. If you have an iPhone or iPod Touch, the Kindle reader app is a free download, and ... Read More »

A Sample Survey: 7 Questions To Ask Customers

Many business owners and managers know Constant Contact for its easy-to-use email marketing software and service. A lot of the newsletters and updates that I receive from other small businesses go out through Constant Contact. (We use Constant Contact for our weekly radio show newsletter, too.) Just this week Constant Contact introduced a new service, an online survey tool. You ... Read More »

New Sephora Chatbot Aids Customers in Finding the Right Beauty Products

Trying a new lipstick or make up on your face is so yesterday! A new chatbot from Sephora Virtual Artist powered by Modiface will let you see every imaginable color combination without ever touching your face. This type of collaboration for product discovery using Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a first for a large retailer. With this new application, Sephora can ... Read More »

9 Smart Widgets for a Better Customer Experience

Customer experience is the number one concern when creating your website. You might not get it down the first time. Revisiting your design and features is a regular part of maintaining that site. Here are 10 smart widgets (mostly WordPress-only) that will allow you to tweak your site functionality to offer your customers more options to play with your site. 1. ... Read More »

New Business Ideas: Wacky Gizmos

Jelly Click Talk about gadgets, and everybody is after the same things: the latest, the fastest, most powerful, most advanced, etc. Yet makers of gizmos and gadgets are looking into fresh ways to make geeky consumers get excited about their products. They are increasingly incorporating unusual, wacky and maybe even fun ideas into their gadgets. Let’s have a look at ... Read More »

Waverly Labs Earpieces Translate Other Languages Almost Instantly

Real-time translation used to be the domain of human beings, but machine translation has evolved to the point it can now deliver highly accurate results instantly. Watch this video that shows you how the new Pilot real-time translation earpiece works if you really want to be impressed: Real-time Translation Earpiece At first glance the Pilot looks like a small hearing ... Read More »

Creepy or Not? Personal Assistant App Snips Wants All Your Data

We live in world that has led us to believe increased connectivity will give us more value, but as it stands now it is not the case. Having more connected devices means you will be interrupted throughout the day responding constantly to your email, thermostat, security system, mobile device and more. That’s unless you turn it all over to a ... Read More »

Amaryllo Uses Kickstarter for iCamPro in a Different Way

0 With IP cameras flooding the market nowadays it’s hard to stand out. But Amaryllo has found a way to set its iCamPro FDH apart through crowdsourcing. Amaryllo claims the iCamPro is the world’s first robotic home security camera, able to see, hear, and track intruders. Amatyllo says it’s using an expensive technology usually only available to the military or ... Read More »

Google Gadget Helps Customers Find You In Real Life

Everyone loves useful gadgets and Google has just come out with yet another one. Meet the Google Maps driving directions gadget that makes it easy for customers to get directions to your brick and mortar store. Thanks to Google, the directionally-challenged folk out there (myself included), will no longer have to suffer through directions that are based on the location ... Read More »